The Big One for One Drop Extravaganza in Monte Carlo just finished and Elton Tsang walked away with €11,111,111 but the poker action in Europe continues as the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic is scheduled to host the 2016 World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) On October 27, 2016.
The King’s Casino has the biggest poker room in Europe and is used to hosting some of the most popular poker tournaments in the region. The WSOPC Rozvadov starts on October 27 and finishes on November 14, promising poker players non-stop action for 19 days. The event will have a total prize pool of more than €2,250,000 and there will be a total of 14 WSOP Circuit gold ring events.
The Main Event will start with two opening days on November 11-12, followed by an additional two days of action of November 13-14. The buy-in for the Main Event is fixed at €1,650 and there is €1,000,000 in guaranteed prize money to be won. Players who do not want to front up the buy-in fee will have an opportunity to play at the 888poker website and join one of the daily online satellite events that have low buy-ins and provide winners with a seat at the main event.
Some of the top poker players in Europe are expected to be present for the WSOPC Rozvadov including Sofia Lovgren and Natalie Hoff who are members of Team 888 Poker. WSOP November Niner and Czech poker pro Vojtech Ruzicka is expected to finish playing the WSOP Main Event at the Rio and then fly into to take part at the WSOPC.
In a statement, Leon Tsoukernik, owner of the King’s casino said “We are delighted to welcome the WSOP Circuit back to King’s and after the great success last year we are looking to make it bigger and even better this year. As Europe’s biggest card room we have increased the number of events and guaranteed prize money for this year’s circuit event, and we intend to continue this positive forward direction. I feel very comfortable with big events and I am sure our biggest partners are comfortable with us, too”.
Some of the other exciting events at the WSOPC Rozvadov include the WSOP Circuit Monster Stack with €250,000 guaranteed, 888 WSOP Circuit Crazy Eights with €200,000 guaranteed and the WSOP Circuit Opening Event with €300,000 guaranteed.